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Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
john lewis, mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the original bro
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
. is this a deadly mix? this happened in louisiana. the shooter was an 8-year-old boy and the victim his 87-year-old care giver. police say he killed her with the woman's own gun. this happened on thursday. we hear how it all unfolded. >> reporter: a neighborhood is stunned after investigators say an 8-year-old shot and killed his 87-year-old care giver. >> it's a shock to me as much as anyone else because everything's been so peaceful. >> reporter: the little boy said it was an accident but in statement to the media but the sheriff said their evidence has led them together the 8-year-old intentionally shot her in the back of the head as she sat in her living room watching television. police say the boy pulled the trigger minutes after playing the very popular and very violent video game, grand theft auto 4 which awards points for killing people. >> this this particular instance the direct correlation of the video game playing during the shooting and even on the television when police arrived cannot be overlooked. can you conclusively say it caused him to shoot? we don't know. there's too many v
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
jersey, cory booker, and republican governor of louisiana bobby jindal. what the american dream means to a new generation of politicians. >>> and later, we'll have the latest on the developing situation in syria. new developments this morning. we've got it covered. >>> the truth of the matter is that the dream still demands that the moral conscience of our country still calls us, that hope still needs heroes. we need to understand that there is still work to do. >> that was newark mayor and u.s. senate candidate cory booker speaking yesterday in front of the lincoln memorial. he joins me now. mr. mayor, welcome. >> thank you very much. good to be back. >> good to have you back. we're talking about the legacy of the i have a dream speech and dr. king's dream. here you are, trying to become the first african-american senator from new jersey. there's one other african-american senator in the united states senate, one african-american governor, deval patrick in massachusetts, african-american president, and attorney general. so much progress but still uneven when it comes to elected offic
CNN
Aug 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
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CNN
Aug 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
story in louisiana. an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot and killed his 87-year-old live-in caregiver with her own gun. the child has been playing a violent video game, one in which you score points for shooting people. they say the two had a normal loving relationship. smothers was watching tv when she was shot in the head thursday evening. louisiana law exempts children under 10 from criminal responsibility. he won't face any charges. >>> in california, authorities are trying to solve a mystery that has a family and school community on edge. they are looking for a popular pennsylvania high school math teacher who vanished during a hiking trip to mammoth lake. 39-year-old matthew green would have started classes tomorrow, but he hasn't been heard from since mid july. brianna keel brianna keeler has more on the search. >> i want to be hopeful. it's so hard to be hopeful. >> reporter: it's hard because her brother matthew green is missing. the avid 39-year-old hiker and math teacher vanished more an month ago while vacationing in the mountains of mammoth lakes, california. he had gone
Current
Aug 7, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, beside west virginia and louisiana is in the bottom half of education spending per student. so is it time for an amicable break up, a nice break up, but a breakup indeed. chuck thomson has wondered the same thing. he went to the south and did some research, the result, a hilarious book about folks that he says may be holding our country back. the book is called "better off without them, a northern manifest toe for southern secession." chuck, thanks for being here. your book is terrific. in the very beginning of the book, you say you find yourself shouting: >> so, first and foremost, chuck, tell us how you really feel about the south. >> i really feel about that passage, which is probably the most quoted from the entire book is that hyperbole is an interesting literary device and a grabber. a lot of people have assumed that that is what the entire book is about. thanks for having me on and having read at least past the first pang so you know there's a little more to it and spleen and rage and venom, of which i have a decent amount, but i think a lot of americans do on both the north and so
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 2:00am PDT
jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the original broadcast available to our nbc stati
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. wilkin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come th
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
help. shortly after the rick perry story became public this week, jindal of louisiana decided to pull his own application for this same program. >> thanks to both of you. >>> tonight, the annual mcdonald's 365 black awards will be broadcast on television for the first time in its ten-year history. 11:00 p.m. eastern on b.e.t. one of this year's honorees, supermodel and actress beverly johnson. the first african-american woman to ever grace the cover of "vogue" magazine. with us live now, beverly johnson, along with mcdonald's director of marketing robert jackson. beverly, let me start with you. tonight's awards broadcast just so happens to fall on the 50th anniversary weekend of the march on washington as well. how has the civil rights movement, how has it touched your own american dream? >> well, i would most certainly say that august 1974 "vogue" cover probably wouldn't have happened, where i graced that cover, if it weren't for the civil rights movement. and i just want to thank mcdonald's for this very prestigious award, the black mcdonald operators, and also walton isaacson for t
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT
back to the louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "we hold these truths to be system of self- -- self evident that all men are created equal." i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, when all of the marches and the leaders get here, one of the big six is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protests. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demand, our determinations and numbers we should split the segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in an image of god and democracy. we must say wake up america because we may not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress here today, the day may come where we will not confine our march on washington but we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese of washington said not to give that. we met on the side of mr. lincoln. >> is that right? >> and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary, randolph was there. dr. king and wilkin. then dr. king said to me, john, can we change that? he s
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to south carolina. go back to georgia, go back to louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities. knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friend friends -- [ cheers and applause ] >> -- though even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
was the executive director of c.o.r.e. well, farmer was in jail in louisiana and refused to come out of jail to participate in the march. and here is martin luther king, jr., a wonderful human being. wer, my met him in 1958 when i was 18 years old. this is eugene carson blake, who was head of the national council of churches. and this young man here is cleveland robinson. this man was almost blind, but no one wanted to say to him, "but you cannot walk with the group." and so he walked with us. this is rabbi joachim prince of the american jewish congress. he was born in berlin and moved to america during the late '30s. he moved to newark, new jersey, and became a leader, a spokesperson for civil liberty, civil rights. and this is joe rauh. he was one of the unbelievable leaders in the naacp. and this is unbelievable whitney young, who was head of the national urban league. >> right. >> who's been a dean at the school of social work at atlanta university. roy wilkins, the head of the naacp. walter reuther, the head of the united automobile workers union. >> and this is a. philip randolph. >> y
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. >>> to politics now. louisiana governor bobby jindal says he rejects the kind of talk coming from several republicans that president obama should be impeached. >> stop talking about impeachment. let's go out there and have a legitimate debate and try to appeal obama care. >> obama care got love from katy perry last night. they tweeted back and forth a few times about coverage start up october 1st. the last tweet ended with the president's account writing, thanks for spreading the word, and used the #for her new song, the #roar. >>> the sequester is not hurting terrorism apparently in washington, d.c. year-to-year hotel stays for first week of august is up 9%. smithsonian visits up over the same period last year. finally the first lady was part of the weekend kicking off the 2013 u.s. open telling the kids she makes her girls play tennis because it's a lifelong sport. she used the opportunity to promote her lets move campaign. >>> this afternoon, president obama award the medal of honor to ty carter. he is being honored after running through a h
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
. joining us is a board certified emergency room physician and an adjunct assistant professor at louisiana state university shreveport. great to see you. >> great to be here. jamie: we worry about the kids being sick and not being able to start school but we worry about us, too. what do we need to do to keep both of us healthy? >> you know, the summer colds -- colds are caused all year long. you're right. the summer colds are lasting longer. so people are confusing them with allergies. so the most important thing you can do is wash your hands. don't let your kids touch their face or eat anything before they wash their hands because unfortunately, the common cold we still don't have a cure for it. there's no vaccine. you don't need antiobiotics for it so just got -- >> are we using anti-bacterial too much? >> it didn't really help that much with the flu if you could wash your hands but if you can't wash your hands, it's a good alternative and sending your kids that are old enough to know not to put it in their mouth and things like that to school might be a good option, too. jamie: and how
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
" columnist and distinguished fellow. robert mann, professor at louisiana state university and author of "the walls of jericho," walter fields, now executive editor of northstarnews.com, black public affairs news and website. jack rosin that wi rosenthal, j department aide to robert f. kennedy. thank you for joining us. bob, i was struck by "meet the press" 50 years ago this sunday. the automatic sumgts if black people are coming to washington, d.c., they're militant. >> militant negros, look out. to me part of the problem with over what has happened in the past half century, despite all the progress that has been made, i think not nearly enough, i think that there are not enough militant negros out there marching or do whatever else -- doing whatever else is necessary to bring economic justice, which was the underlying theme -- actually not so underlying theme of the original march on washington. i think that's one of the reasons blacks are having such a hard time right now. >> jack, i wondered, you were there in the justice department, being part of the preparations for really -- just take
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
've been in louisiana, we've been all over the place as have other organizations. what you're about to see as we get to the new year and 2014, you're going to see unleashed a wave of litigation that's going to be very difficult for additional to defend. this is not what congress wanted of that's why we had section 5. >> expensive. >> the fight was brought to us and we're going to take it on. what we're going to see is really an effort to bring to light, to bring into the courtrooms and consciousness of americans this challenge to democracy. you just heard in your previous sequence that's what really this is all about. this is a real challenge to democracy. we're standing at a crossroads and have to meet the challenge. >> it feels to me like this idea that congress didn't want this is also where democracy could flex its muscle. do you have any sense, any optimism we can get a new section 4 formula that will put the teeth back in section 5 from the congress. >> i'm very optimistic but also a practicigmatist as well. people are going to have onpush for this. dr. king did what was called a peo
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
jersey, cory booker, and governor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rights, the struggle of the middle class, is a
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
for the schools. i have a comment. --re is a hole in louisiana louisiana, 29% of the republicans blamed obama for the government's katrina mess. i think these people that did that are absolutely ignorant. he was just a senator, not the president. host: thank you for calling. republican line, welcome to the program. if the cost of college worth it? well, it was like $15,000 a year 20 years ago for my daughter. local --ually got to a she is a nurse. my husband was discussed to -- he fell she concentrated more on the marching band than the college. she would to community college after that. i am quite disturbed. i put myself through a business school, whatever, 40 years ago. i paid for it out of my $100 weeks salary. the cost can't afford of tuition should consider vocational school, business schools. why should the taxpayers be paying -- >> there are a lot of kids -- you go back to the academic standards. most of the kids going to they are not academically qualified to go. they're getting a free pass because of the social justice that. i don't mind if a kid is qualified or what ethnicity, natio
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm EDT
from the streets of soma, the fields of georgia, louisiana. is now a united states senator representing the state of maine. he was in the march. seat to good siege -- watch the speech of dr. king. he was in a branch of a tree in the mall watching the speech. people came from all over. these crowd people and these proud african americans and their allies would no longer stand silent why the promise -- while the promise of liberty and justice for all denied freedom to so many. i could not hear the speeches. i felt the heat. i was inside the capital. but i could see the tide of hundreds of as thousands of our brothers and --ters pushed forward tour toward that thing called freedom. day, martin luther king shared his dream. 1963 not as the end of the fight of civil rights, but only the beginning. here is what he said. "we cannot turn back. there are those who are acting -- asking for the civil rights, when will we be satisfied? we are not satisfied and we will not be until justice rolls down like a mighty stream." in the year following the march, those momentum -- momentous words, congress
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am EDT
and satellite for netflix and web programming. let's give one more call to our republican law. jim, louisiana. are you there? go ahead. technology can create better jobs if the politicians get out of the way. for example, a company in dallas has a new technology that creates ethanol out of natural gas and coal. he can do it with in government a smaller carbon footprint than you can get out of corn. the create more ethanol out of corn. -- it creates more ethanol out of corn. we could have that. host: thanks for your contribution this morning. thanks for all your calls and more coming up. we're going to turn our attention next to u.s. foreign policy, focusing on the areas of egypt and syria. a roundtable discussion coming up here and we will hear from washington of the " lafranchi. howard all of that coming up. associatedr from the press economics reporter. >> as you mentioned, we will hear more about the situation in syria here at topics include the 50th anniversary of the wash on -- march on washington and health care law. you can hear rebroadcast beginning at noon and jus. jack reed, michae
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
from louisiana to our school in washington because we do not have any. i want to say i have a personal story here. she turned 56 today. on that day in 1963, we all sat down on the floor in our living room and watched a black and white tv. for a child that had turned six have ad that day -- birthday party, she wanted to speech,. king gave his even to the point that my father said, you've got to move your head, because her head was in the way. she was so enthralled. at one time i was suspended from king'sbefore dr. birthday became a holiday. people thealled night before. because theschool schools in seattle were leaving at 12:00. the told me into the office. there was a big ruckus. me fors they suspended gathering people together during school in honor of dr. king. so yes, it has changed. i also want to say that i am appalled at the way the statesnt of these united is treated. to be called a liar in the halls of congress is an abomination. host: thank you for the call from washington. we have this point on our twitter page. king came to washington as part of a demonstration on racial and
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2013 3:00pm EDT
went to play a football game in new orleans, louisiana. closer to the mic? i like talking loud. i got my dad's genes for talking loud. can you all hear me? and in 1965 when they went down to new orleans, there was a running back for the buffalo bills named cookie gilchrist. cookie used to drive around the milk truck in the off-season when they had to make money, because football salaries didn't pay enough and his milk truck -- his truck was selling candies and ice cream, who knows what else, but his truck would say looky, looky, here comes cookie. [laughter] and but cookie is in new orleans, he's trying to get a cab. and he hails a cab, a cab stops and the cab driver rolls up the window and says sorry, sir, probably didn't say sir. just wanted to get to the bar down the street. what ended up happening african-american players couldn't stay in the same hotel as their white teammates and they decided to stand up and say this is not right. move the game. his father was president of the naacp at the time. tried to work out a solution. all of the white players agreed with the black players
MSNBC
Aug 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. will kin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come this
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
the streets of california and the las vegas trip, from the streets of soma, the fields of georgia, louisiana. one man is now a united states senator representing the state of maine. he was in the march. he had a good seat to watch the speech of dr. king. he was in a branch of a tree in the mall watching the speech. people came from all over. these crowd people and these proud african americans and their allies would no longer stand silent while the promise of liberty and justice for all denied freedom to so many. i could not hear the speeches. i felt the heat. i was inside the capital. but i could see the tide of history turn as hundreds of thousands of our brothers and sisters pushed forward toward that thing called freedom. that day, martin luther king shared his dream. they consider 1963 not as the end of the fight of civil rights, but only the beginning. here is what he said. "we cannot turn back. there are those who are acting asking for the civil rights, when will we be satisfied? we are not satisfied and we will not be until justice rolls down like a mighty stream." in the year follow
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
to take over black cities in louisiana doing the same thing in michigan. we will not have the kind of turnout we've had in previous years unless we take your -- make sure we add emergency managers and the suppressions. to the list of voter suppression. >> i would like to -- >> jo ann watson. >> yes, sir? >> counselwoman from detroit. give her a round of applause. we have to challenge the constitutionality of the emergency manager law, which suspends every elected official from voting. as he said himself, he's a benevolent dictator. [inaudible] right. we need to organize at the national level, because what is happening in michigan can happen -- >> emergency management. [inaudible] >> department of justice, i think, moving with us but they haven't acted on it yet. sorry to say. >> congressman john? >> we have similar things taking place in georgia in the dekalb county. the school board has been removed by the governor. he's replaced them with his own pick. and these kinds of moves have been sanctioned by the voters. so when they put constitutional amendments on the ballot, and they t
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
. >> thank you for this opportunity. my name is thomas and i'm from baton rouge, louisiana. you know, and i'm sitting here and i'm taking in a lot of the discussion. of course, i'm not necessarily as young as i look, but i've been around the pool of law. in fact, for a number of years we dealt with civil rights litigation in the state of louisiana, and as i sit here and look at the audience, and we're talking about what can we do today, the first thing we need to do is get young people here. you know, most of us who are sitting in this room are old enough to recognize what transpired. and we talk about social media and how do we get young people involved. we can't do anything, congressman lewis, if we don't have young people here at the table. let me tell you why. those of you who are not familiar to many of the laws that we have put in place today have actually boxed us in, as a community. you see right now, if you notice the election of congressman throughout the country, it happened because we created this multimember districts. a lot of which we can't change today, because we don't have
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
played a football game in new orleans, louisiana. i like talking loud. forve my father's genes talking loud. in 1965, when they went down to new orleans, there was a running gilchrist.cookie he used to drive around a milk truck in the off-season when they had to make money and the seller did not pay enough. candy and wholing knows what else. this truck would say lookie, lookie, here comes cookie. he was trying to get a taxi cap ante-health one and the cap -- the -- and he held one -- hailed one. the driver said he would have to get a colored cab. african-american players decided to step up. marc morial is here and his father was president of the naacp at the time and he tried to work out a solution and cannot come up with want. all the white players agreed with the black players and said let's move it to houston and they did. privileged to serve with many of you. he would be huge supporter and encourager of you as the party reaches out as a party of lincoln as we all know that in this. it is no mistake that the march on washington was in front of the lincoln memorial. know that becaus
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